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Third in Civil War lecture series focuses on Connecticut regiment

September 24, 2013 at 12:25 am

Lesley Gordon, a history professor at the University of Akron, will present “A Broken Regiment: The 16th Connecticut’s Civil War” at 7 p.m. in Richardson Auditorium, located in Morse-Ingersoll Hall. This is the third and final installment of a series of lectures on the Civil War.

Gordon teaches courses in the Civil War and Reconstruction, U.S. military history, and the Early Republic. She is the author of General George E. Pickett in Life and Legend (1998); co-editor of Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and their Wives (2001) and Inside the Confederate Nation: Essays in Honor of Emory M. Thomas (2005); and co-author of This Terrible War: The Civil War and its Aftermath (2003).

The lecture series is supported by the Richardson Lecture Fund, named in honor of former History Professor Robert “Dickie” Richardson, and the Mellon Foundation Labs Across the Curriculum grant.